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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Press Releases

569 Press Releases
  • Published on October 23, 2017 - 21:02 GMT

    Art and science: A winning combination

    Not one, but two images took top honors in Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's 2017 Science as Art contest.  Online voting by staff and the public resulted in a tie this year.  The Science as Art contest has been a regular fixture at the …

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  • Published on October 20, 2017 - 09:01 GMT

    How low can you go?

    Very low levels of radiation can tell scientists a lot about our world. New approaches and techniques for measuring very low or trace levels of radiation have recently been featured in a special issue of the Journal of Applied Radiation and Isotopes which …

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  • Published on October 6, 2017 - 22:07 GMT

    Byproducts from biofuel focus of PNNL and WSU partnership

    Researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have created a continuous thermo-chemical process that produces useful biocrude from algae. The process takes just minutes and PNNL is working with a company which has …

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  • Published on September 29, 2017 - 03:19 GMT

    PNNL researcher receives ACS awards

    A researcher at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and her colleague at ecosVS have been recognized with two ChemLuminary awards from the American Chemical Society. PNNL's Janet Bryant and ecosVC's Judy Giordan …

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  • Published on September 25, 2017 - 17:22 GMT

    CENATE names new director

    Two years ago, the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory established a proving ground in Richland for the next step in supercomputing development. Called the Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation, CENATE's participating …

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  • Published on September 19, 2017 - 16:31 GMT

    Seaweed-fueled cars? Maybe one day, with help of new tech

    Cars and trucks might one day run on biofuel made from seaweed with the help of two technologies being developed at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The two technologies are among 18 new projects receiving $22 million …

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  • Published on September 18, 2017 - 23:39 GMT

    Public invited to vote on PNNL's top 'Science as Art' image

    Voting is now open for the People's Choice award in Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's 2017 Science as Art contest. Polls will close at 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 22. To vote, simply visit the PNNL Facebook page and "like" your favorites to …

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  • Published on September 18, 2017 - 16:30 GMT

    Let there be (connected) light

    Long gone are the days when light bulbs simply shine in the darkness. Now they can also report their own energy usage, get brighter when people walk by, and even tell you when the conference room is available at work. Light-emitting diodes, also known as …

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  • Published on September 14, 2017 - 21:45 GMT

    New insights into nanocrystal growth in liquid

    Many seashells, minerals, and semiconductor nanomaterials are made up of smaller crystals, which are assembled together like the pieces of a puzzle. Now, researchers have measured the forces that cause the crystals to assemble, revealing an orchestra of …

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  • Published on September 13, 2017 - 18:55 GMT

    Clean energy technologies get a boost toward commercial use

    Six clean energy technologies that do everything from protect fish to monitor the health of flow batteries are getting a boost at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. DOE is awarding PNNL nearly $1.5 million to bring six …

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  • Published on September 12, 2017 - 21:06 GMT

    PNNL flood modeling helps DHS during busy hurricane season

    Flood modeling analysis by researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is helping to inform federal infrastructure planning and emergency response efforts this hurricane season. Models were used to help evaluate the …

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  • Published on September 12, 2017 - 17:03 GMT

    PNNL helps lead grid modernization with new DOE projects

    The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will lead two new projects to advance resilient distribution systems, focusing on the integration of clean distributed energy resources. PNNL will also partner with other labs on three …

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  • Published on September 8, 2017 - 21:12 GMT

    Researchers weigh the factors that power hurricanes

    The factors that influence the intensity of hurricanes like Irma and Harvey are under scrutiny at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, where researchers are sorting the environmental conditions that can spawn such powerful …

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  • Published on August 30, 2017 - 17:10 GMT

    Cheatham to lead technology deployment and outreach at PNNL

    Lee Cheatham has been named director of technology deployment and outreach at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Cheatham — the long-time executive director of the Washington Technology Center — was most recently at …

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  • Published on August 29, 2017 - 18:13 GMT

    PNNL's Sotiris Xantheas heads to Greece to share research expertise with scientists and students

    Greece-born chemist Sotiris Xantheas is going home. A new award from the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program, co-managed by the Institute of International Education and the Fulbright Foundation in Greece and funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, will …

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  • Published on August 28, 2017 - 17:17 GMT

    Profiling the gut microbiome proteins that modify bile

    It turns out that bile is a lot more dynamic than you might think. One of the biggest factors affecting bile, which is very important to our ability to absorb nutrients, is our diet. But another is the make-up of the community of microbes in the human gut …

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  • Published on August 24, 2017 - 16:41 GMT

    Dust matters when it comes to rainfall

    Small dust particles emitted from the land surface pack an out-sized punch when it comes to influencing rainfall and the water cycle, according to a presentation this week by Ruby Leung of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National …

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  • Published on August 23, 2017 - 16:55 GMT

    Radiological crimes investigation

    When radioactive material is intercepted at the border, officials need scientific support to determine what it is, if it's dangerous to first responders or the public, and if it's illegal to possess. In the latter case, investigators need clues …

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  • Published on August 23, 2017 - 16:55 GMT

    PNNL carbon-capture technology featured at ACS

    A trio of scientists from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory presented new findings about their research on carbon capture Monday, dominating a session on the topic at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society. …

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  • Published on August 22, 2017 - 15:34 GMT

    ShAPEing the future of magnesium car parts

    Magnesium — the lightest of all structural metals — has a lot going for it in the quest to make ever lighter cars and trucks that go farther on a tank of fuel or battery charge. Magnesium is 75 percent lighter than steel, 33 percent lighter than aluminum …

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